Injury

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2015-16 First Nations Regional Health Survey

Alternate Title
Phase 3 First Nations Regional Health Survey
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Information Governance & Data Projects
Union of Nova Scotia Indians
Description
Presents results for adults, youth and children. Under each there are sections dealing with demographics, indicators and predictors of personal health and wellness, health care, and community health and wellness. Version 2.0.
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Aboriginal Injury Prevention Model: Alberta

Alternate Title
Alberta Urban/Rural Aboriginal Model for Action on Injury
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Urban Aboriginal and Rural Métis Settlement Injury Prevention Project Working Group
Description
Looks at background work, framework for action, and important characteristics using a holistic perspective. Concludes with recommendations.
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Alcohol-Related Injury Death and Alcohol Availability in Remote Alaska

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael G. Landen
Michael Beller
Elizabeth Funk
Michael Propst
John Middaugh
Ronald L. Moolenaar
JAMA, The Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 278, no. 21, December 3, 1997, pp. 1755-1759
Description
Statistics indicated deaths were higher in villages with no local alcohol restrictions.
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Analytical Report on Aboriginal Open Water Fatalities: 20 Years of Research and Surveillance

Alternate Title
Immersions And Other Water-Related Injury Fatalities Among Aboriginal Peoples In Canada: 20 Years Of Research And Surveillance
Promising Practices for Immersion Prevention
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Peter Barss
Karlyn Olsen
Audrey Giles
Matias Golob
Francine Darroch … [et al.]
Description
Part 1 provides epidemiologic profile of research and surveillance on water-related unintentional injury deaths during 1991-2010 gathered from annual structured reviews of mandatory coroner and police reports for all water-related deaths. Part 2 makes recommendations for drowning prevention from review of national and international research, programmes, and initiatives.
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Bridging Health Care Access Gaps in a Remote Indigenous Community

Alternate Title
Teams, Technology, and Two-Eyed Seeing: Bridging Health Care Access Gaps in a Remote Indigenous Community
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Stacey Lovo Grona
Sarah Oosman
Brenna Bath
Physiotherapy Practice, vol. 8, no. 4, 2018, pp. 17-19
Description
Discusses the limited access to physical therapy for rural communities and suggestions for improvements based around cultural sensitivity.
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Broken Glass as an Injury Hazard in an Indigenous Community

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Richard Henshaw
Robert Eley
Don Gorman
Aboriginal & Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 35, no. 4, June 2011, pp. 18-26
Description
Looks at ways to reduce glass litter including a public awareness campaign and plans for a recycling plant.
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Burn Injuries in Native Canadians: A 10-year Experience

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
P. R. Callegari
J. D. M. Alton
H. A. Shankowsky
M. G. A. Grace
Burns, vol. 15, no. 1, February 1989, pp. 15-19
Description
Looks at risk levels, types of burns and burn experiences of Treaty Indians and Métis in an Alberta hospital.
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The Business Case for Injury Prevention: The Cost of Injuries and Its Impact on the Future of First Nations

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Katenies Research and Management Services
Description
Outlines reasons for adopting plan, principles to guide development, key elements (national leadership and coordination, effective surveillance, community supports, policy analysis and development, and public education), and scope and objectives of program.
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Canadian Aboriginal Communities: A Framework for Injury Surveillance

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Anna Marta Auer
Ragnar Andersson
Health Promotion International, vol. 16, no. 2, June 2001, pp. 169-177
Description
Evidence that the Aboriginal population is at a disproportionate risk for injury, but that there is little factual data. This particular study develops an injury surveillance framework that is culturally relevant.
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Characteristics of Substance Use and Self-injury among

American Indian Adolescents Who Have Engaged in Binge

Drinking

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mary F. Cwik
Summer Rosenstock
Lauren Tingey
Novalene Goklish
Francene Larzelere ... [et al.]
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 25, no. 2, 2018, pp. 1-19
Description
This study examines the context, function, and consequences of binge drinking among 69 youth from the White Mountain Apache Tribe (WMAT), and looks specifically at it as factor in self-harming behaviours.
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A Culturally-Informed and Culturally-Safe Exploration of Self-Injury Desistance in Aboriginal Offenders

Alternate Title
Research Report (Correctional Service of Canada) ; no. R-319
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Janelle N. Beaudette
Amanda Nolan
Jenelle Power
David D. Varis
Mary B. Ritchie
Description
Study group consisted of nine men and four women recruited from two minimum security healing lodges, a psychiatric treatment centre, and a medium security institution, who took part in focus groups or individual interviews. All had decreased or ceased engaging in self-harming behavior.
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A Culturally-Informed and Culturally-Safe Exploration of Self-Injury Desistance in Aboriginal Offenders: Perspectives of Staff and Offenders

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Janelle Beaudette
Jenelle Power
Mary Ritchie
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, vol. 38, no. 2, 2018, pp. 1-23
Description
Study includes 13 Indigenous offenders and 14 corrections staff who participated in focus groups or personal interviews about non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) and its treatment. Responses are analyzed using a culturally informed qualitative approach. Culturally-informed and culturally-based interventions appear fundamental in reducing NSSI.
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Developing Injury Indicators for First Nations and Inuit Children and Youth in Canada: A Modified Delphi Approach

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
I. Pike
R. J. MacDonald
S. Piedt
A. K. Macpherson
Chronic Diseases and Injuries in Canada, vol. 34, no. 4, November 2014, pp. 203-209
Description
Expert and community stakeholders said indicators related to motorized vehicle collisions, mortality, and hospitalization rates were most likely to prove useful and prompt action.
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Disproportionately Higher Unintentional Injury Mortality among Alaska Native People, 2006-2015

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Gretchen Day
Peter Holck
Hillary Strayer
Kathryn Koller
Timothy Thomas
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 77, 2018, p. article no. 1422671
Description
Five leading causes of death were: poisoning, motor vehicle-traffic crashes, drowning, natural environment and transport-other (land). Analysis found that one third of deaths occurred when an individual had travelled away from his or her community to more urban areas.
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Evaluation of a Pilot Paediatric Concussion Telemedicine Programme for Northern Communities in Manitoba

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael J. Ellis
Susan Boles
Vickie Derksen
Brenda Dawyduk
Adam Amadu ... [et al.]
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 78, no. 1, 2019
Description
Study of 20 participants assesses the effectiveness of a telemedicine programme in managing the remote diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of concussion patients. At the study’s conclusion 90% of participants met criteria for clinical recovery and close to $41 000 of treatment cost had been avoided.
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Fatal Injuries Among Children by Race and Ethnicity--United States, 1999-2002

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Stephanie J. Bernard
Leonard J. Paulozzi
L. J. David Wallace
MMWR , vol. 56, no. SS05, pp. 1-16
Description
Shows statistics for injury death rates broken down by age from infant, 1-9 and 10-19 years. American Indian/Alaskan Natives and blacks were consistently at a higher risk for fatal injuries than other ethnic populations.
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First National Conference on Injury Prevention and Control: Indigenous Workshop Report

Alternate Title
National Conference on Injury prevention and Control ; 1st, 1995
Articles » General
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 4, July/August 1995, pp. 20-21
Description
Very brief description of major issues and existing strategies, including substance abuse, stress through overcrowding, poor housing, and the effect of levels of mental health and social health. Concludes with recommendations.
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Forearm Bone Density is not elevated in Inuit Women with Impaired Fasting Glucose or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Nihal A. Natour
Suzanne N. Morin
Grace M. Egeland
Hope A. Weiler
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 78, no. 1, 2019
Description
Discusses findings that while bone density of Inuit is decreased in women with Type 2 Diabetes mellitus (T2D) is reduced the risk of osteoporosis is mitigated.
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Fourth National Conference on Injury Prevention and Control

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Mary Sexton
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 24, no. 3, May/June 2000, pp. 23-24
Description
Conference participants discuss injury mortality and morbidity rates for Indigenous peoples which exceed the rate for non-Indigenous people in Australia.
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Giving Voice to Cultural Safety of Indigenous Wildland Firefighters in Canada: Final Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Turtle Island Consulting Services
Description
Reports results from an online survey (102 respondents) and four virtual circle sessions. Findings grouped under organizational characteristics, work-related illnesses/injuries, and work experiences. Concludes with areas for future research and program and policy recommendations.
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Hauora: Màori Standards of Health IV: A Study of the Years 2000-2005

Alternate Title
Hauora: Māori Standards of Health III: A Study of the Years 1970-1991
Hauora: Maori Standards of Health: A Study of the Years 1970-1984
Maori Standards of Health: A Study of the 20 Year Period 1955-75
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Papaarangi Reid
Bridget Robson
Donna Cormack
Fiona Cram
Gordon Purdie ... [et al.]
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Health of American Indian and Alaska Native Elders in California

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Delight E. Satter
Steven P. Wallace
Andrea N. Garcia
Lauren M. Smith
Description
Examines health risks, health status and health services use utilizing comprehensive population-level health data. Primary source is the 2007 California Health Interview Survey.
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Hospitalizations For Injury Among American Indian Youth in Washington

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Shannon J. Johnson
Marianne Sullivan
David C. Grossman
Western Journal of Medicine, vol. 171, no. 1, July 1999, p. 10
Description
Indian Health Service patient registration database indicates Native American youth had a higher rate of injury than non-Native youth, especially from motor vehicles accidents and assaults.
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Hospitalizations Resulting from Dog Bite Injuries -- Alaska, 1991-2002

Alternate Title
Alaska Dog Bite Injury Hospitalizations
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Louisa J. Castrodale
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 66, no. 4, September 2007, pp. 320-327
Description
Concludes that hospitalization rates for dog bites were higher in Alaska, compared to rest of the United States.
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Illuminating Service Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for First Nations Children and Youth in B.C., 2015 to 2017

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jennifer Charlesworth
Description
Uses data on critical injuries and deaths reported to the Representative for Children and Youth when children/youth and/or their families have received (within the prior 12 months), or are receiving government services and compares results to statistics for the non-Indigenous population. Related Material: Invisible Children: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for Métis Children and Youth in British Columbia, 2015 to 2017.
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Injuries among Members of the Métis Nation of Alberta, 2013

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Diana C. Sanchez-Ramirez
Sara Hassen Parker
Jason Randall
Lawrence W. Svenson
Don Voaklander
Description
Injury-related health services usage (hospitalizations and visits to emergency rooms) and mortality were calculated and compared to the general population of Alberta
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Injuries and Injury Prevention Among Indigenous Children and Young People

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lawrence R. Berger
L. J. David Wallace
Nancy M. Bill
Pediatric Clinics of North America, vol. 56, no. 6, Health Issues in Indigenous Children: An Evidence Based Approach for the General Pediatrician, December 2009, pp. 1519-1537
Description
Raises awareness of mortality and morbidity due to injuries and strategies for effective prevention.
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Injuries in Aboriginal Children

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Kent Saylor
Paediatrics & Child Health, vol. 9, no. 5, May-June 2004, pp. 312-214
Description
Discusses causes of injuries and gives statistics for motor vehicle, drowning and suicide.
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Injuries in the North - Analysis of 20 Years of Surveillance Data Collected by the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Minh T. Do
Myléne Fréchette
Steven McFaull
Bryany Denning
Mike Ruta
Wendy Thompson
International Journal of Circumpolar Health, vol. 72, 2013, p. article no. 21090
Description
Study results indicated that the physical and climate challenges posed in the northern Canadian setting are factors in a higher injury rate.
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Injury Deaths Amongst Aboriginal Australians

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Renate Kreisfeld
James Harrison
Jerry Moller
Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, vol. 19, no. 1, January/February 1995, pp. 19-22
Description
Compares common types of injuries causing death between the non-Aboriginal population and Aboriginal population.
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Injury Hospitalizations Due to Unintentional Falls Among the Aboriginal Population of British Columbia, Canada: Incidence, Changes Over Time, and Ecological Analysis of Risk Markers, 1991-2010

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Andrew Jin
Christopher E. Lalonde
Mariana Brussoni
Rod McCormick
M. Anne George
PLoS One, March 20, 2015, pp. 1-19
Description
Contends that as socio-economic conditions improved, risk of hospitalization due to unintentional fall injury has declined.
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Injury in First Nations Communities in Ontario

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Daniel Fantus
Baiju R. Shah
Feng Qiu
Janet Hux
Paula Rochon
Canadian Journal of Public Health, vol. 100, no. 4, July/August 2009, pp. 258-262
Description
Presents a study that compares injuries severe enough to require a hospital admission among First Nations communities and those living in small northern and southern communities in Ontario.
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